- Mon, 07/21/2014 - 19:15
Chinese authorities appealed to nationalism to mobilize huge Chinese masses when rapid economic growth started to transform the socio-political structure of the country with a lack of adherence to communist ideals during the post-Deng Xiaoping era.
- Fri, 07/18/2014 - 20:39
On April 30, 2014, an attack at a train station in the capital of China’s Xinjiang region killed three people and injured 79 others. Haiyun Ma, a former task force leader on minority welfare in China, argues that the only way to prevent more violence is to revise the current repressive policies on the Uyghur minority.
- Thu, 07/17/2014 - 17:21
In contrast to the public posturing, the relationship on the ground is more complex and multilayered.
- Wed, 07/16/2014 - 23:29
Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has never fostered peaceful and amicable relationships with the indigenous populations of historically non-Chinese territories.
- Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:23
On the evening of June 29th at the Madian mosque in northern Beijing, 100 or so Muslims gathered for prayer and the communal breaking of Ramadan’s first day of ritual fasting.
- Mon, 06/30/2014 - 18:34
There are clear indications that the Chinese are stumbling in their effort to crush the Uighur struggle against the Han Chinese domination in Xinjiang.
- Fri, 06/20/2014 - 19:06
The recently concluded Central Work Forum on Xinjiang (zhongyang Xinjiang gongzuo zuotanhui) marked a subtle yet significant departure in the Chinese Communist Party’s approach to ethnic policy.
- Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:00
June 16, 2014 - 5:25am,
by Joshua Kucera